Dario Gil: Cognitive systems and the future of expertise

About this talk: Confirmation bias, loss aversion, the halo effect – inherently, humans face obstacles to making rational decisions. In the future, could purely logical cognitive computers help erase these mortal blind spots? Dario Gil explores what the future of cognitive computers looks like and considers the uneasy question: could technology ever replace humans?

About this speaker

Dario is a leading technologist and executive at IBM Research. As Director of Symbiotic Cognitive Systems, he leads a strategy focused on the creation of learning systems that are explicitly designed to collaborate with people to enhance and scale human expertise. The strategy is composed of leading experts in artificial intelligence, multi- agent systems, robotics, machine vision, natural language processing, speech technologies, human-computer interaction, social computing, user experience and interactive design. He received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from MIT.

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